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Restrictive measures in Xanthi due to increased infections

Greece’s Civil Protection imposed restrictive measures in the regional unit of Xanthi, north-eastern Greece, on Thursday, after 15 new confirmed coronavirus cases have been detected in the last 24 hours. According to a statement issued by the Civil Protection, the measures have been imposed “taking into account the increased epidemiological …

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Xanthi: Car transporting migrants crashes at house entrance

A car transporting illegal migrants crashed in the entrance of a house. The driving trafficker was trying to escape police that was chasing him on a land road near the town of Xanthi in north-eastern Greece. The accident occurred on Monday morning in the town of Xanthi, north-eastern Greece. In …

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Greek business opportunity: Snowballs at the spot price of 0.50 euro

A snap business opportunity when the market demands for … snowballs. A local man in Xanthi, took advantage of the snowfall and decided to sell snowballs to the lazy locals willing to start a snow-war without much of an effort. The smart businessman loaded his farm truck with snow and …

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Hero Army Sergeant rescues man hanging from home balcony (video)

A dramatic rescue in Xanthi: an elderly man is hanging over the balcony of his home in the center of Xanthi in Northern Greece. His wife is screaming for help. Passersby are watching not knowing what to do. Until a sergeant of the Greek Army takes action. Sergent Christos Giaourakis …

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Apokries: The Carnival season revives old customs across Greece

Greece’s Carnival season, the Apokries, reaches its peak over the weekend with the biggest Carnival Parade, the Carnival of Patras, to take place on Sunday. The weekend marks the end of masquerading, eating, drinking and dancing and opens the way for the 40-day fasting until the Greek orthodox Easter. Staring …

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Fire in battery plant raises concerns about environmental impact in Xanthi

Five small villages were evacuated after a fire in a batteries production factory broke out Tuesday noon. The fire broke out around 1 o’ clock at the Sunlight battery plant in Neo Olvio in the outskirts of the town on Xanthi in North-Easter Greece. Sweeping through plastic and other flammable …

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Police, Intelligence on alert after weapons, ammunition found in mosque in NE Greece

Two guns and a large number of ammunition were found in a mosque in a village in Xanthi, Northeastern Greece, near the borders to Turkey.  The imam has been called by the local prosecutor for explanations. Police and national intelligence service on alert. Police search in the mosque of Iliopetra, …

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Xanthi: Police captures rapist who set victim alight

The monster who raped, abused and set a young woman on fire in Xanthi, confessed his hideous crime. The 27-year-old Greek was a neighbour to the parents’ home of the victim, a woman of 34 years old who was visiting her parents over Christmas holidays. He was captured on Thursday evening, …

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Angela Merkel rules Patras Carnival- Xanthi’s Mask in Guinness (videos)

Hundreds of thousands of Greeks celebrated this year’s Carnival amid strict austerity measures and grey future perspectives. However as the folk says: Poverty needs indulgence! Young and old, amateurs and professionals wore something funny, something meaningful and went out to have fun.  (best.gr) Domina – Angela Merkel rules Patras Greece’s most …

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